Sean Kramer

Director of the Physician Assistant Program

What makes Lake Erie College a unique place?

  • If I were to go back to college again, it would definitely be at Lake Erie College. Lake Erie College offers a student focused experience that is superior to other colleges. In particular, the Physician Assistant Program is exceptional. With highly organized content, nationally recognized testing, problem based learning, and early clinical experiences the program has maximized multiple facets of medical education. All students are positioned to become exceptional physician assistants.

Degrees:

  • M.S., Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies, Cleveland State University, 2009
  • Physician Assistant Certification, Cuyahoga Community College, 2009
  • B.S., Biology (Animal Physiology & Zoology), The University of Akron, 2005

Courses Taught:

  • Principles of Biology I Lab
  • Human Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Gross Anatomy and Physiology
  • Clinical Medicine I
  • Clinical Medicine II
  • Clinical Medicine III
  • Guest lectured:
    • Principles of Biology I
    • Medical Terminology
    • Anatomy and Physiology I
    • Introduction to the PA Profession
    • Patient Evaluation I
    • Patient Evaluation II
  • Assist with coordination of clinical rotations:
    • PAM 550 Family Medicine Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 551 Internal Medicine Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 552 Pediatrics Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 553 General Surgery Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 554 Women's Health Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 555 Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 556 Emergency Medicine Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 557 Geriatrics and Gerontology Clinical Rotation
    • PAM 558 Clinical Rotation Elective

Research/Creative Activity Interests:

  • Primary focuses: Cardiology, pulmonology, infectious disease, emergency medicine, critical care, procedures, sleep medicine, and nutrition.

Awards/Professional Memberships:

  • 2015 Examsoft Higher Achievement
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow
  • Ohio Academy of Physician Assistants Member
  • Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants, Fellow
  • Physician Assistant Education Association Member

Publications:

  • Kramer, S.T. (2015). PrepU PA. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health. Submitted January, 2015.

Career Accomplishments:

  • One of the founders of LEC Physician Assistant Program establishing:
    • ARC-PA accreditation
    • HLC accreditation
    • OBR accreditation